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in the news this morning, san francisco giants get a giant dose of fan love when they return to the bay area fresh off their win and preparation of the world series. >> also a weekend storm causes power outages throughout oakland. 15,000 customers were in the dark yesterday. 400 others are without electricity this morning. >> here is a live look at the drying skies. downtown san francisco toward the bay. talk about a break from the rain but it does return thursday and could affect the world series. >> luckily with giants start with the monday morning commute. no delays at bay bridge toll plaza and no major accidents. >> opening statements begin in the levi murder trial.
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it comes after the intern from modesto vanished. >> good week for the giants. thanks for joining it's, i'm eric thomas. >> a new power outage in oakland has the lights out in the caldecott tunnel and 400 pg&e customers without electricity. last night power was restored to 15,000 oakland customers that lost electricity in the afternoon. pg&e says storm related problems caused the outage that affected bart service. police had to direct traffic and put out flares where traffic signals were not working. people living near a substation reported seeing a flash and hearing a large explosion when the outage occurred. >> see if the lingering rain will cause additional problems today. >> i don't think so. that is good news for a monday morning. you'll find wetness on the streets and even some fog starting to form in the deepest valleys.
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those are the leftovers or side effects of all that heavy rain. we tualgd about how it will happen. here we are live doppler, 7 hd. fairly quiet through most of the neighborhoods, not of the radar returns you see are in the higher elevations. this is actual rain out over the ocean but that also starting to fall apart. looks like the good news is we do have sunshine on the way. temperatures will remain mild though we still have another chance of rain starting thursday. we'll talk about that in a few minutes. here is janelle with more news. >> take a look at the weekend problems caused by the storms all over the bay area. in the north bay, rain left a foot of standing water on highway 116 in cotati. in sebastopol a huge oak tree came crashing down. it crashed into an empty bedroom. four adults that were in the home at the time are fine.
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>> at first we thought it was really long thunder, a long, loud thunder. >> on the peninsula, pg&e crews worked to fix a downed power line that got caught on trees on 17th avenue in san mateo. this is what traffic looked like during the rain, a highway patrol reminds drivers to use common sense and slow down in the bad weather. the san francisco giants will hold a workout later today getting ready for game one of the world series begins the texas rangers. it was another nail-biter as brian wilson catches him looking to beat the phils and earn a trip to the world series. celebration continues when the team arrived at at&t park yesterday. they were greeted by a crowd of adoring fans. they are loving every minute and ready for the fall classic. >> this is unbelievable. i never expected this when i got
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back to san francisco. we got a great family here. >> we would have liked to done it on the game before but it shows what great games we had. >> the giants will host the texas rangers in the opening game of the world series, first pitch around 5:00 p.m. same time and place for game two. then they travel texas for games three, four and five if needed. six and seven will be played on san francisco on the following wednesday and thursday. richmond police are looking for people in a drive-by shooting that wounded two teenagers. they were walking near south 8th street during the afternoon when a car pulled up and the occupants opened fire. 13 wrrld was hit in the hand. other was hit in the leg. police are looking for suspects
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and a motive. more than nine years after the disappearance of washington intern shandra levi the man charged in the murder is going on trial. he is accused of assaulting and killing levi. it gripped the nation when she was linked to a former congressman gary condit. police don't believe he had anything to do with her death but may be called as a witness. there is much more coming up on "good morning america." >> the two u.c. grads being held in iran have a trial date. they will appear before the revolution court on november 6th. they were arrested near the border a year ago on accusations of spying. the three claim they were just hiking. shourd was released in september and a classified report leaked
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on friday suggest suggests that iranians crossed the border into iraq to arrest them. >> meg whitman and brown are focusing on the final week of campaigning hoping to attract the most undecided voters as they can. contra costa times reports that whitman's supporters say conditions are fluid enough for her to turn things around and try to reintroduce herself. brown is expected to reinforce his messages rather introducing anything new. >> we saw the weekend rain. >> it didn't rain this morning when i got up and went to work, i was so happy. >> we all were. >> good news on a monday morning no doubt about it. not having to deal with rain. still a little wetness on the streets but for the most part, cloudy and a little bit of fog especially up around sanity
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royce, 49 right now. 50 in napa and menlo park. 52 in half moon bay. 51 in los gatos and 52 in livermore. now compared to 24 hours ago, it is much cooler, 11 degrees cooler in livermore. 12 in santa rosa. 9 in novato. 9 in menlo park. we're off to a cooler start, the increase in sunshine should bring our temperatures where they were yesterday afternoon which is the low to mid-50s throughout all our neighborhoods except at the coast where we're 59 at half moon bay. down around the monterey bay, increase in sunshine. 59 in monterey. low to mid-50s throughout the rest of the bay and mid-50s for gilroy and hollister. seven-day forecast, tuesday, tomorrow we'll be dry and a little bit warmer. wednesday, beautiful weather for first game of the world series. it's a good thing the game is starting at 5:00.
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we'll get thursday's game without rain but rain will begin and we'll hang around for showers friday and saturday and they will end in time for trick-or-treating. >> we're going to start off on the peninsula where a tree is down on highway 84. it's cloud west of highway 35 and expected it to be blocked around 9:00 this morning. you may want to consider highway 92. we'll go outside and check out highway 92 across the san mateo bridge. no delays right now in either direction. drive time is 14 minutes between 880 and 101. also pretty good across the golden gate bridge. roads are still a little wet but no big problems and in the south bay, a quick check of the 280 and 17 interchange, traffic is still light and delay free. bank of america admits that in some foreclosure documents.
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>> and gas prices take another jump, what you can expect to pay if you are filling up this morning. >> also a new law is about to give parents across california a new incentive to make sure their children go to school. >> and watch it, kids with a funny bone. a unique study underway in stanford how much humor affects our brain. if you've got pain? you need the patch. (announcer) icy hot patches. targeted no-mess relief. icy to dull pain. hot to relax it away. pain's no match for the icy hot patch. i'm among 30,000 employees who used to work for hp. i was supposed to retire there. carly fiorina changed all that. fiorina laid off 30,000 people and she shipped our jobs to china
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as an unhappy choice between a longtime politician with no plan for the future and a billionaire with no government experience. well, let me tell you my story. my husband and i came here as newlyweds. we raised our family here and the california dream came true for me in ways i could never have imagined. now i'm running for governor to restore the california dream for everyone. i'm not a career politician or a hollywood star. i'm from silicon valley, where i created thousands of jobs at ebay. as governor, i'll do something that's been missing from california politics for far too long. i'll treat you like grownups, tell it to you straight, and offer a practical plan forward.
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these are scary times and i know that cleaning up sacramento won't be easy. our problems are tough, but so am i. if you want more of the same from sacramento, then vote for my opponent. but if you want to get california moving again, i'm ready. are you? >> closed captioning brought to you by mancini sleepworld. good morning, begin your money scope with lower expectations about the economic recovery. in a new survey, only 54% predict the u.s. economy will grow 2% this year. that is down from 67% last quarter. one bright spot, fewer companies expect to cut jobs. bank of america has acknowledged finding some mistakes in foreclosure documents. wall street journal reports they discovered error in as many as
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25 cases since it reviewed last week. no one was evicted from their homes, they claim, that should not have been. >> wall street report new earning results. dow was up three state weeks. they scared a big horror audience, paranormal. >> gasoline prices continue to price. national average for regular gas is $2.82 up more than a nickel the past two weeks. california's average price jumped 10 cents. fresno has the cheapest gas in the state 3.04. san francisco the highest in the nation, still averaging 3.16. tractor-trailers delivery advance are the biggest gas guzzlers.
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larger vehicles will need to be more fuel efficient. the transportation department plan to release a proposal for medium and heavy trucks in the 2014 year through 2018 year. they will seek a 20% of reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from long haul trucks. >> parents will be charged with a misdemeanor rather than a frak thon if their elementary aged children miss more than 10% of school. they can also face jail times and fines up to $2,000. it's similar to what district attorney pamela harris and san francisco schools have been doing for the past two years. previously they were charged with an infraction can be fined $500. >> stanford is looking for child volunteers to help them with a unique study on the dey of the sense of humor.
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the brain changes how it develops. children who qualify will be paid. they will be asked to watch funny film clips while having mris. >> never had an mri and they are going to be watching that. >> meanwhile, the glasses with the screens in them. >> i never liked that. >> it's too much togetherness. >> it's cool, right? >> a look at the forecast. >> the rain is over for now. let's look at sfo, low clouds and possible flight arrival delays. as soon as we find out we'll let you know. also because of the moisture on the ground. i was doing the rain totals over the last three days so i included friday's even though the bulk fell saturday and
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sunday. five inches in santa rosa. not as much rain in novato and you also have a fog and quarter mile advice buy. everybody else is doing okay this morning. as far as our temperatures, santa rosa is cool spot at 48. low to mid-50s until you get to antioch and san jose at 57. around the monterey bay, inland we have temperatures in mid to upper 50s. what you need to know for this forecast, it's going to be dry and mild. look for sunshine this afternoon. put the umbrellas away and get the sunglasses back out. it will be clear and kind of cool tonight with more fog forming especially in the north bay valleys. dry through wednesday but thursday evening, right towards the end of the game, we'll have a chance of rain and showers for saturday and also possibly friday. let's take a look at what happened while you were sleeping. very strong jetstream. purging this cold front down to our south. we'll have dry air start to roll in and high pressure that will hold on.
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not only this afternoon but tomorrow and wednesday and through the better part of thursday until the rain moves in on thursday evening. for today, highs down in the south, partly cloudy, mid to upper 50s. on the peninsula, also partly cloudy and mid-50s. at the coast, cooler upper 50s all the way to daly city. downtown san francisco, 52. south san francisco, 64 and most of the north bay valleys in the mid-60s. may get into close around cloverdale. >> low to mid-50s, richmond the school spot, sea. oakland, highway, union city also about 54. east bay valleys, partly cloudy conditions and mid-60s for you. same thing, morgan hill, gilroy and upper 50s around monterey and carmel. look for the fog thickest in the north bay valleys. a lot of mid to upper 40s tonight and near 50 around san
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francisco, san mateo, oakland, fremont, san jose, fairfield and antioch. let's take a look at the accu-weather seven-day forecast, slightly warmer tomorrow and into wednesday with that increasing sunshine and drier air moving in. chance of showers towards the end of the game. it would be around 9:00 and scattered showers for friday, saturday and leaving us in time for trick-or-treating on sunday. >> start off with a look at interstate 880. traffic is flowing well. in the sierra, westbound 80 at donner lake, jackknifed big rig still blocking a lane. you'll also need chains on interstate 80 and on highway 50 this morning. mass transit systems reporting no delays. good way to go. as you go back outside, we'll show you another live shot. this is 101 in millbrae.
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with a dry start, we haven't had any big accidents on the roadways or freeways and those headlights move northbound, looking good all the way into the san francisco. go to www.abc7.com is the place to go and find the bay area traffic link. >> as i said before, i look a lot alike. >> a canadian held a guantanamo bay is, the case may end before it begins. >> and the volcanic threat facing thousands in indonesia. >> and what a new poll reveals about californians' attitudes toward illegal immigrants. the horror movie took in more than $41 million. that's your "moneyscope" report. i'm rob nelson.
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you know it's bad when the press asks if you'd take a lie detector test. meg whitman didn't tell the truth about not voting or about
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how long she lived in california. she got caught in insider deals at goldman sachs. she changed her story about physically abusing an employee. she campaigned as tough as nails on immigration knowing her housekeeper of 9 years was undocumented. her tv ads have been condemned as false and misleading. and even her hometown newspaper said meg whitman has demonstrated "a loose relationship with the truth" "abolish the public schools." he even called our schools "insidious" and "socialism."
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good monday morning, it's 5:23, live picture of the golden gate bridge, cars coming towards you but traffic is very light. frances dinglasan will be here with an update and mike nicco will tell us about lingering showers and when the next storm may be headed our way. >> fertility doctor that treated the octomom faces a court hearing that could cost him his medical license. they say the doctor implanted her with a dozen embryos during at least one of her treatments. she later had octuplets supervised by the doctor. medical board is trying to decide whether his actions were dangerous or unethical and they could suspend or revoke his
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medical license. >> a new poll finds california voters generally hold positive views about illegal immigrants. it was released by the los angeles times. as for immigrants are a benefit or burden to the state, 48% of likely voters say they are benefit, only 32% say immigrants were a burden. the first war crimes trial of the obama administration is set to start in guantanamo. 24-year-old canadian has been imprisoned in guantanamo for nine years. he is accused of killing a soldier with grenade. reportedly the defense will use the hearing to ask for a plea deal. >> indonesia is warning that a volcano could reerupted at any time. they are telling thousands to get ready to evacuate. there has been increased volcanic activity and officials
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have raised the alert level to most urgent status. it last erupted in 2006. two people were killed in that eruption. another eruption in 1994 killed 60 people. 5:25, pg&e releases a progress report on its pipeline inspections in the wake of the san bruno explosion. >> also the giants come home for the world series and fans are right there to greet them. a live report from at&t park. >> and new poll suggests a major shift in the california governor's race. why one of the candidates says the poll is wrong. >> check out these temperatures across the lower 48, getting cool out here in the west, which means it's getting warm east of the rockies. 77 in chilling, low to mid-70s around new york and d.c. and 90 in dallas. because of the battling of the air masses we'll have strong storms around st. louis and
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minneapolis and milwaukee. slight departure delays out of atlanta and charlotte.
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in the news this monday morning, world series fever begin. giants return to the bay area from philadelphia, the pennant
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winners begin working out for game one of the series. >> and 400 pg&e customers are in the dark. their lights went out and then hit by another outage. >> weather-wise, we'll look to increasing sunshine and warmer weather. take a look back and see how much rain fell because it's going to create fog the next couple of nights and rain may affect the second game of the world series. >> you'll be in the dark if you are driving through the caldecott where lights are still out but it is looking good on bay area freeways. drive is still fine here in berkeley. >> most popular occupant of the white house comes to bay area. michelle obama will be raising money here. >> good monday morning. back to work. time to get up. i'm eric thomas. >> and i'm janelle wang. new power outage in oakland
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causing the lights to go out for 400 pg&e customers. the lights are also out in the caldecott tunnel. pg&e says the outage was caused by a storm related equipment problem. neighbors say they heard a loud boom coming from an electrical substation on second street. >> it sounded like a train kind of dropped. it was really loud. but i didn't know exactly what it was. >> the outage affected oakland's police headquarters and one city fire station. authorities say the 911 dispatch system remained operational. pg&e's 30 day pipeline assessment is due to be presented today. california puc ordered pg&e to inspect all the gas pipelines after the fire on september 9th. jackie speier says she will meet
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with all 27 mayors in san mateo county to discuss the report. the state puc released a list of $171 million in fines it has levied since 1999. today san francisco chronicle not a single fine was issued against pg&e for violating gas safety laws but the company had more violations during that period than the other major pipeline operators combined. >> michelle obama travels to the bay area for a bay area fund-raiser. he attracted large crowds across the nation heat will appear at a fund-raiser here in san francisco at fairmont hotel. this will be her second visit since her husband took office. a new poll is giving democrat jerry brown a commanding lead for the race for
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governor. it shows him leading 52-39% against meg whitman. whitman campaign is blasting that survey. campaign officials say it's flawed and based on old data. the times poll shows democratic senator barbara boxer holding on to an 8-point lead over carly fiorina. it's unchanged from september. >> senator boxer will focus on green energy which she makes a campaign stop in silicon valley today along with dianne feinstein. they will visit a manufacturer in san jose. boxer and brown spoke at a rally meanwhile, boxer's republican challenger, carly fiorina made a campaign stop in sacramento. she visited gop headquarters where volunteers are trying to
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get out the vote. the former ceo of hewlett-packard says she is hopeful that republican voters will make national news by ousting democrat candidates. proposition 19, proponents say the roads will be more draws if it passes they did a driving experiment. steve lopez and peter tobin got my on on marijuana and took a road case. it appeared to affect the man's ability to operate the vehicle safely. you can see the entire test and the results coming up at 7:00 during the first hour of "good morning america". yesterday the rain really came down. i was driving and it was so hard to see. so i bought new shoes and rain gear and now there is no rain.
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>> my wife is out trying to buy new shoes. >> that is perfectly linear logic. >> i had my rain gear already. >> you have very nice shoes. you look very nice today. pretty much a clear skies as far as any rain goes. fog forming and just really damp this morning. look at these rain totals. three and a quarter inches. santa rosa, 5 inches. napa an inch and a half. oakland more than an inch and it tapered down to quarter inch in san jose and about half an inch in concord and livermore. this morning, we will have a mostly cloudy start with temperatures in the throw mid-50s except for up around santa rosa.
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at noon we're looking at temperatures in the upper 50s to low 60s with increasing sunshine and eventually we'll call it partially cloudy by 4:00. everybody in the low to mid-60s with about 64 in concord. accu-weather seven-day forecast, it will be dry tuesday and wednesday but you will be able to use the wet weather gear thursday, friday and saturday and towards the game on thursday there is a chance of a shower. >> good morning. always a good excuse to buy new shoes. and avoid highway 84 until about 8:00 this morning. there is a downed tree blocking west of highway 35. if you are heading to the coast you may want to consider 92. also, lights are out in the caldecott tunnel due to the power outage, keep that in mind. so far traffic is flowing well as you make your way eastbound and westbound out of oakland. in the north bay, rain in the santa rosa area, over five
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inches this weekend. telephone pole came down. this is on mill creek road, one-mile west of west side road. also you'll need chains on the sierra on 80 and 50. >> police investigate a murder inside the napa state mental hospital. still ahead, why workers say they feel their lives are in constant danger. >> and plus a surveillance video capture the murder of a store clerk. what police may reveal about the crime today.
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>> closed captioning brought to you by mancini sleepworld. welcome back. watsonville police will discuss the arrest of a teenager in the shooting death of a store clerk. police released this surveillance video showing a man they believe shot a store employee during a robbery at a market last tuesday. tips from the public made an arrest of a suspect on friday night. >> an mentally ill patient is being held in jail on suspicion
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of a robbery. they talked with the co-workers their safety concerns have largely been ignored. >> you always wonder if i'm going to be one. >> long time nurse in the hospital, one of the staff that spoke to "abc 7 news" on the condition that we disguise their identities. they say it's bad inside. >> we were told to speak to the press. >> the hospital doesn't want to be expositioned. >> those complaints go back several years. psychologists and nurses have gone on record saying the hospital doesn't protect them in mental patients that roam around freely with no fear of consequences with violent behavior. >> on every unit, every day, we're talking about staff getting hit over the head with cement, rocks, we're talking about attempted rape. staff being pulled into rooms and beaten so they can no longer
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open their eyes. >> when an attack happens, it takes several minutes for hospital police to arrive. they were guarding the front end of the hospital and threatening arrests and when abc7 arrived trying to enter a public parking lot. >> they knew of a murder threat against them but did not pass it along. >> napa state hospital did not have any answers upon request. the workers want more safety inside napa state hospital. >> it's 5:41 and barnes & noble goes digital with children's book. >> republicans and democrats both say they'll take the house next weekend. in washington, but first see who is correct, coming up. >> also the battle over campaign
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signs in san jose, why one city councilman says he has the right to remove them. >> and a new report raises questions about the influence that foreign governments may be exerting on the high speed rail system. overseas trips that can't be accounted for. >> a new proposal being floated >> a new proposal being floated about a bart insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and
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expecting different results. insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and hoping for different results. i've built businesses. i've built a business. met the payroll. met a payroll. i enter this office beholden to no one except you. i will owe my office to no one but you. i don't owe anyone anything. i don't owe anyone anything. what's the worst that can happen? what's the worst thing that can happen? "abolish the public schools."
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he even called our schools "insidious" and "socialism." as families struggle to raise their kids, to provide a good education, harmer bragged, "we can design a plan to dismantle them." david harmer is just too radical. we need jerry mcnerney. protecting local schools from devastating cuts. he's a moderate, endorsed by the stockton record, the independent, and our local teachers. i'm jerry mcnerney, and i approved this message.
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welcome back. it's time for the california forecast. look at eureka, big sur, and reno. 46 with rain mixed with snow around the high elevations and same thing for yosemite. low to mid-50s, chico and sacramento. we'll see a few sprinkles around san diego and l.a. 71 and 72 in palm springs.
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san jose police and firefighters are offering a $10,000 reward to catch people who are illegally taking no on measure v campaigns. it comes after this video was posted on youtube which shows a city councilman handing signs over to police. he says they were illegally placed on property. >> councilman was found in possession of four signs, hundreds of signs have gone missing. >> it needs to be pointed out how many illegal signs are up by this campaign committee all over the city. i saw 27 illegal signs yesterday in one small area, i saw three on my drive over here. >> police officers and firefighters are campaigning against measure v while he supports the yes on v campaign. if passed, it would limit the raises police and firefighters
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can gain through contract arbitration. >> with midterm elections eight days away campaign trail is filled with heavy hitters going the extra mile. more on the push to get the vote out next week. >> president obama campaigned in rhode island asking democrats to turn out on election day. >> 2008 you said yes, we can. it's 2010, you got to say, yes, we can. >> democrats across the country are pushing to get out the vote. bill clinton made a stop sunday night. >> i think there are three things that matter to your future, where are we now, what are we going to do now and who should do it? >> tim kaine insists his party will hold on to the house. >> we've got work do but we think we can do it.
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>> but political analysts, even the cover of news week suggests the control of congress is likely to change. the republican party chief thinks they'll take the house and personally the senate. >> i think you'll see a wave on election day that is going to surprise a lot of people. >> over the weekend, michael steele appeared with sarah palin in fund-raising event in florida. don't take momentum for granted? >> it ain't over until it's over last ten days, we just be thinking we got it in the bag. >> rhode island will host president obama and also michael steele and scott brown. a sign of this crowded and competitive campaign trail one week before the midterm. >> time 5:48. >> tornados damaged a school and
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overturned vehicles in texas. the roof of an elementary school in a city of rice was severely damaged as well as a high school football field. that caused a mess on interstate 45. they say several homes were severely damaged and no word on the number of injuries. >> we had our own weather system pass through. where is it going? >> it's gone away. it's down south and as good as advertised. we saw some of the streets and some of the parking lots, but it's passed but more is on the way. unfortunately right now, it looks like it could clip the end of game two on world series on thursday. that is few days away. right now, it's something, a little bit of a concern. 5:40 this morning, it's a little hazy and we do have a lot of humidity in the air and some of
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is it condense to go water vapor everybody else is doing okay. temperatures 48 in santa rosa, low to mid-50s for the rest of us. we do have 57 in san jose and antioch. monitor lay bay, very damp and temperatures in the mid to upper 50s. so highlights dry and mild, we'll see sunshine and increase during the afternoon hours. it will be clear tonight and cool. that will allow more fog to form. it will be dry at least through thursday but come wednesday, i should say but come thursday evening, friday and saturday, couple of systems will roll through and bring us more chances of showers. jetstream is right over the top of us. we're going to see high clouds from time to time but the low clouds will start to dissipate during the afternoon hours. we'll see increase in sunshine. as long as this high is this far away from us, it's going to keep the jetstream right where it is. there is no system diving
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through and they'll stay to the north until the one on thursday starts to move in. enjoy the. i think all of us will be partly cloudy. low to mid 50s on the east bay shore. down in the south bay, 57 in campbell and los gatos. mid-50s for the rest of your neighbors. mid-50s on the peninsula, redwood city, 55. downtown san francisco, 52 and south san francisco and all of the north bay valleys, in the mid 50s. your beaches are cooler with temperatures mid noid upper 50s. same thing around monterey and carmel. mid-50s inland to morgan hill and gilroy and hollister. tonight check out the temperatures, cooler than this morning. we'll be at least 50 in san mateo, san francisco, oakland, fremont, san jose, antioch and fairfield. everybody else in the mid to upper 40s and that fog developing, especially up in the north bay valleys.
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seven-day forecast, high pressure hold tomorrow and wednesday brings us slightly warmer weather and then thursday evening, rain rolls back in the forecast. game time 5:00, toward 80 or can the some of the rape will move in. scattered showers on friday and saturday and then it will clear on sunday in time for trick or treating. >> right now, still looking pretty good, 680 in walnut creek maybe a few more cars at this point. toward highway 24 looking pretty good. as you make your way through caldecott tunnel, lights are out it's pretty dark. and heading over to the northbound, 101 in san rafael. no delays southbound on the right towards 580 all the way down to the golden gate bridge, so 1 looks all the way good down and live look at 880 interchange
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and headlights, and that is will 80 across your screen. there is a slowing in antioch. lone tree way to 242 is 18 minutes and drive is good through altamont pass and southbound as you make your way out of novato and down from santa rosa. get the latest drive times by going to www.abc7.com. >> all right. thank you very much. it's now 5:56. >> the government withhold the citigroup bailout. here is jane bloomberg. >> barns and noble are finding new ways to get books in children's hands. they have it includes a choice of having a book read to them and illustrations. >> and gassing up your car, they say gas prices are up about 5 cents a gallon over the past two
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weeks. a weakening dollar is behind the price jump. it takes more dollars to buy the gas that oil is made of. >> and asset sales $12 billion of $30 billion it's pledged to pay for the gulf spill. >> the government needed to guarantee during a financial crisis, information filing, it's been two years of requests we're not getting a clear answer from the treasury department. they sent hundreds of pages of blank information instead. >> and forecast documents, bank of america says they found mistakes on 25 of hundreds of documents. in "wall street journal" says the bank called some of the errors minor. >> dow and s&p 500 and many
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companies are reporting profits ahead of analysts expectations. >> it's 5:55. >> authorities along the central coast will decide when to reopen three beaches that was after a deadly shark attack. a student was body boarding a at surf beach with when a shark pulled him under. he died despite efforts to save him. experts believe it was a great white shark. >> new questions being raised about overseas trips taken by california high speed rail authorities. trips were paid by foreign government to help win contracts. but they have been unable to document it. los angeles times reports several board members and a former executive director took trips in spain, france and germany last year but they can't
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